It's finally time to say goodbye to heavy winter meals and welcome spring with these refreshing salad recipes. With fresh ingredients like asparagus, chicory, peas and citrus you'll be able to make the best salad recipes of the season. These salads are great for dining outdoors and perfect for a low-key weekday lunch or dinner.
1. Easy Chicory Salad Recipe (pictured above)
Roquefort cheese, walnuts and chives add flavor and crunch to this quick and easy chicory salad.
A refreshing Sicilian salad that pairs citrus with black olives, onions, parsley and extra virgin olive oil.
The golden hue from saffron adds a festive touch to this hearty potato salad with a twist.
This filling asparagus and pea salad makes the most of Spring's bounty - it's perfect for Easter.
This colorful vegan salad features cucumbers, red peppers, bean sprouts, ginger, soy sauce and cilantro.
This hearty white bean salad would pair nicely with grilled meats, seafood and a glass of white wine.
Mixed greens are the perfect canvas for creating the best salad recipes with fresh fruit like apples.
8. Pasta Salad
Tuna packed in olive oil will add an extra burst of flavor to this pasta salad with walnuts and olives.
Cherry tomatoes, zucchini and eggplant are a powerful trio in this vegetarian couscous salad.
A sweet and savory spring salad that can also be made with melon, peaches or grapes instead of mango.